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Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
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Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Where there is love there is life.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Let thy words be few.
Our love is here to stay.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
No man is wise enough by himself.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.